Ninth European Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff9)

2 - 5th November 2017, at BAFTA, London

The provisional programme for the Ninth European Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff9) in now online and early bird tickets are on sale until 10th September, but selling quickly. To secure your early bird ticket price, click here to register. An extra discount is available for groups of 4 or more students and ticket prices will return to their normal price on September 10th.

The festival will take place at the Royal Society of Medicine and B.A.F.T.A (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts) from 2 - 5th November 2017. There will be an official festival party at the BFI (British Film Institute) in Soho.

The festival has a fantastic slate of critically acclaimed European films lined up, on the theme of  Interiors/Exteriors, including The Girl, the Mother and the Demons (Suzanne Osten 2015, Sweden), Fritz Lang (Gordian Maugg 2016, Germany), Fuocoammare (Gianfranco Rosi 2016, Italy), The Open Door (Marina Sereseski 2016, Spain), Room at the Top (Jack Clayton 1959, Great Britain), A Week and a Day (Asaph Polansky 2016, Israel), The Documentarian (Ivars Zviedris and Inese Klava 2012, Latvia), Perfect Strangers (Paolo Genovese 2016, Italy), Chuck Norris vs Communism (Ilinca Calugareanu 2015, Romania), Sigmund Freud. The origins of psychoanalysis and its relevance to modern times (Alessandra Balloni 2016, Italy). There will also be a selection of short film screening, lectures and discussions with leading psychoanalysts, filmmakers and film critics.

This hugely successful biennial festival, directed by Andrea Sabbadini - a psychoanalyst widely published on the links between the couch and  screen - attracts visitors from all over the world from a range of different professions. Tickets include an evening meal at the Royal Society of Medicine and refreshments at BAFTA.

To see a provisional programme for the event and view film trailers, please visit


For further information, contact Sarah Lane (office hours Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) at or on 020 7563 5017.